The Colorado Avalanche ended 2017 with an exclamation point, defeating New York 6-1 at Pepsi Center.
As the nation remembered one of its darkest days, so too did the professional sports teams and influential athletes who call Denver home.
The Avalanche made six selections on day two of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, including A.J. Greer and Nicolas Meloche with back-to-back picks in the second round
The Avs' newcomers and returning stars all shined bright on Tuesday night.
With the second half of the NHL season about to get underway, the Avs are focused on one thing, and one thing only: Getting into the playoffs.
"At the end of the day, I’m not hoping for anything in particular," Duchene told Mile High Sports. "I just want a chance to compete for a Stanley Cup."
Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy know they have to win right now, and that sort of pressure could lead them to make a decision they might end up regretting
The Avalanche dropped a matinee game to the Nashville Predators on Monday, leaving them in tenuous playoff position.
The World Cup of Hockey will return this September. When it does, the rosters will be sprinkled with quite the collection of Colorado Avalanche players.
Swiss winger is the Avalanche's leading scorer through a surprising 4-1 start, and he was among those breathing easier when the word came that his linemate, Nathan MacKinnon, wasn't seriously injured when taking a stick to the eye area in the first period Friday night.